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136 dead after ferry sinks in world's largest tropical lake

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In one of the year's worst disasters, about 136 people were confirmed dead and several ...

Ensure my safety: Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify

WASHINGTON, U.S. - It has been less than a week since 51-year-old research psychologist from northern California, Christine Blasey Ford ...

Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...

Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...

North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Team World socks it to Federer-Djokovic at Laver Cup

Chicago - Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock spoiled the doubles debut of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic but Team Europe ...

Path Partially Clears for Russia's Return to International Sports

MOSCOW - Russia cautiously celebrated a move by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to reinstate its own laboratory for testing ...

Woman Blinded by IS Blast Bakes to Support Family

WASHINGTON / MOSUL - Iraqi mother Ibstisam Muhammad, 51, has a full-time job making bread to support her family even ...

UN: We Are 'Losing Fight Against Famine' in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N.'s humanitarian chief warned Friday that aid workers are "losing the fight against famine" in war-torn ...

US Offers Condolences at Death of Vietnamese President

U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed condolences to the Vietnamese people at the death of their president, Tran Dai Quang, ...

Pompeo: U.S. Preparing 'Actions' Against Venezuela

WASHINGTON - The United States is preparing a 'series of actions' in the coming days to increase pressure on the ...

China's Top Uyghur Official Comes Under Probe

Nur Bekri, the highest ranking ethnic Uyghur in the Chinese government but seen as highly unpopular among his people, has ...

Violence Creates 'Zones of Fear' in Schools Globally

About half of students age 13 to 15 worldwide have experienced violence in school, including bullying, corporal punishment, school shootings ...

Rising Oil Prices Haven't Hurt US Economy

DALLAS - America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices ...

(Im)migration News Recap, Sept. 16-22

Editor's note: We want you to know what's happening, why and how it could impact your life, family or business, ...

Macedonian PM Seeks US Support in Quest to Join NATO, EU

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev says he expects his countrymen will vote for a deal that will rename the country ...

Dangers, Opportunities for Turkey in Idlib Deal, Analysts Say

ISTANBUL - Ankara is signaling its readiness to use force against radical groups in the Syrian Idlib enclave as part ...

Australian Filmmaker Granted Pardon in Cambodia

Cambodian authorities pardoned Australian filmmaker James Ricketson on Friday, clearing the way for his release from a six-year prison term ...

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Dow hits another all-time high, tech stops drop

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks around the world were at six months-highs as the global leader, the Dow Jones ...

Domestic baggage fees set to be raised by American Airlines

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Following several major U.S. carriers, American Airlines Group announced on Thursday that it would raise its domestic ...

Tesla VP of global supply management, Liam O'Connor, resigns

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Suffering yet another jolt, reports have revealed that the electric carmaker Tesla has lost yet another top ...

Uber in talks to acquire food delivery company Deliveroo

LONDON, U.K. - In a bid to expand its business offering, ride-hailing company Uber Technologies is reportedly in early talks ...

Adobe Systems buys marketing software firm Marketo

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a deal that is set to bolster its cloud-based digital marketing business, Adobe Systems Inc has ...

Royal Bank of Scotland suffers tech problems

GLASGOW, Scotland - In an apology to customers issued on Twitter, the Royal Bank of Scotland acknowledged on Friday that ...

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